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Palm Hearts Vegan Calamari

Yields3 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time35 mins

Having an opportunity to eat calamari after choosing to go plant-based is a revelation I tell you! These palm hearts vegan calamari is as good as the octopus version, if not better. Same texture. Firm but soft. Give these a try, they are delicious.

Palm Hearts Vegan Calamari Recipe

 2 cups Palm hearts
 2 Nori sheets, broken up finely
 1.50 cups Tempura flour
 1 cup Cold Water
 1.50 cups All-purpose flour
 2 tbsp Seasoning of choice (salt and pepper)

Drain the palm hearts from the tins. Put in a colander and rinse properly. Cut small circles in the palm heart medallions. We used a small lid of a bottle. Put it aside.


Add the tempura flour to a container. Add the cold water slowly and mix completely.


Add the nori flakes to the tempura batter, as well as the seasoning.


In a big plastic bag, add the all purpose flour. You can add some spices in here as well if needed.


Bring oil to a rolling boil on the stove. Dip the palm hearts in the batter first, then the flour and fry until golden brown. Remove and serve with a sauce of choice. We served it with plum sauce. Yum!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3